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Ticket surcharge for theater renovation draws opposition

JACKSON — A $5 surcharge on tickets to Thalia Mara performances, starting in July, will help fund renovations to the 45-year-old city auditorium, and some find the prospect a potentially pricey pill to swallow. Averyell Kessler of W. Kessler Ltd., which brings touring Broadway shows to Jackson, predicts a “chilling effect” on its ticket sales, which carry a baseline price ...

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PRCC breaks ground for performing arts center

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College officials broke ground yesterday for the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Performing Arts. More than a decade in the planning, the facility will showcase PRCC’s fine arts programs and provide a venue for performances by local, regional and national groups. Construction on the $10.4-million center is set to begin early next month by ...

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